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2-6 East 61st Street

Building Name

2-6 East 61st Street (aka 795 Fifth Avenue, The Pierre Hotel)

Architect

Schultze and Weaver

Year(s) Built

1929-30

Application Description

Replace an existing addition

Designation

Upper East Side Historic District

2-6 East 61st Street
Project Information:

A neo-Classical style hotel designed by Schultze and Weaver and built in 1929-30. Application is to replace an existing addition.

CB8 Hearing: 04/15/13 (Approved)
LPC Hearing: 05/07/13 (Approved)

FRIENDS Testimony:

The proposed addition at the Pierre Hotel is a considerable improvement over the existing, using more appropriate materials while staying within the same footprint. Furthermore, the addition is only slightly visible from very limited view corridors. The Preservation Committee at FRIENDS recommends Commission approval of this application.